By: Doni Dondero “Being introduced to GiGi’s Playhouse has been an amazing experience for our family,” says Lily’s mom.  “Our daughter Lily is 9, soon to be 10, as she tells everyone.”  She is going into 4th grade at her home school in Glen Burnie where she participates in an altered curriculum class so that…

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Joan Blum has found another perfect location to volunteer!!!   As a retired Anne Arundel County teacher with 24 years in the classroom and a volunteer in a Baltimore inner-city school, she wanted to continue her commitment to helping young people.  When she heard about GiGi’s Playhouse in Annapolis (literally 3 miles from her home), she…

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Every parent has probably observed a child losing touch with friends as different sports interests, clubs, activities or going to a different school take people in different directions.  As children grow up, most make new friends in those new activities.  Sometimes, however, it is not that easy.  A “lost” friend is one who may not…

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Sharon is one of our amazing adult participants. She is 38 years old and regularly attends the Fantastic Friends program and was a volunteer for our LMNOP Tuesday morning group. Sharon also was a self-advocate speaker at our inaugural Brew HAHA event. We are so excited for her, after volunteering in the school system as…

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